Archive | May, 2009

YarnCraft Episode 41 :: Crafting Confessional – Stories, Tips, and Projects by Men Who Yarncraft

19 May

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On today’s episode of YarnCraft, the ladies of YarnCraft dedicate the episode to men who yarncraft and to the men that we yarncraft for. We share some hilarious and insightful comments from some of our male listeners, share project ideas for man-friendly knitting and crocheting, and hear from a couple of guys at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio’s monthly Men’s Night.

Find out the secrets of men from what our listeners do while knitting to what unexpected things Liz’s dad makes with Chenille Thick & Quick.

Patterns discussed include:

For more stories from men who yarncraft, go back to episode 5 of the podcast!

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — In this segment, we go over different ways to start your project, from different ways to canadian generic viagra pharmacy, to creating a viagra retail price walgreens at the same time, to creating a magic ring (from CrochetMe.com) for seamless crochet circles. Find out new ways to start your project off right.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode will feature interviews from the Knit & Crochet show, pattern ideas for graduation and summer, and more. Do you have a favorite project for summer or a great graduation gift story? Tell us! We’d love to include you the next episode!

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YarnCraft Episode 40 :: 20 Ways to Craft for Weddings & Dyeing Your Own Yarns

5 May

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Join Liz & Zontee as they explore different ways to save money and add a personal touch to your wedding or wedding gifts. In the episode, we look at great bridesmaid’s gift ideas, gift ideas for the newlyweds — including how to personalize afghans, bath sets and more — party favors and decorations, and even special accessories for the wedding party.

Also join us for great stories, tips, and questions from listeners like you!

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — We talk all about dyeing your own yarns, with yarn recommendations and ideas for beginner dyers, advanced techniques, and suggestions for dyeing with your kids. We also talk about this article — BK4K: Naturally Dyeing Yarn.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode will be all about the guys — what to make for them, what they like to make, and so much more. Do you have tips, a story, or some great ideas for gifts for men and men who yarncrarft? Tell us! We’d love to include you the next episode!

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